False Widow Spider - HELP!



Nope. It’s the extension and that Velux window is about 10ft up.

Also, it wasn’t that webby last week so the little shitebag is a fast weaver.

Latest: I’m now not sure if I’ve hoovered her up, or whether she’s just hiding behind the window frame. I could open the window to be certain, but see above for height of window and probability of spider-in-face disaster.
The only option is to burn the house down and move into an igloo in the north Pole.
 

HerdnMulhall

Midfield
If I knew how to post photos onto here from my phone @HellsBells I could send you a shot of 7 critters I'v just fished out of a pool in Spain, 6 Black widows and 1 mediterranean funnel web. One of the black widows is the largest I've seen in 20 years.
 

HerdnMulhall

Midfield
You get black widows in Spain???
Yeah. Copy and pasted below.
''There are more than 1,700 species of spiders in Spain, four of which are potentially dangerous to humans. The Black Widow Spider, Mediterranean Tarantula, Brown Recluse Spider and Mediterranean Funnel Web Spider can all deliver a nasty bite, although none are fatal to humans.''
The first and last are all round the land. The Black widow is actually protected but they are common as muck on a Mag.
One day our Spanish neighbour spotted one on our terrace and she squished it. Its abdomen split open and literally dozens and dozens of baby spiders scuttled off in every direction. It was really , really gross. My experience though is they are more frightened of you than you are of them but never pick up a loose rock without being aware there'll probably be one hiding underneath.
 
They aren't overly fond of bleach.
Neither are my wooden window frames, sadly.
Yeah. Copy and pasted below.
''There are more than 1,700 species of spiders in Spain, four of which are potentially dangerous to humans. The Black Widow Spider, Mediterranean Tarantula, Brown Recluse Spider and Mediterranean Funnel Web Spider can all deliver a nasty bite, although none are fatal to humans.''
The first and last are all round the land. The Black widow is actually protected but they are common as muck on a Mag.
One day our Spanish neighbour spotted one on our terrace and she squished it. Its abdomen split open and literally dozens and dozens of baby spiders scuttled off in every direction. It was really , really gross. My experience though is they are more frightened of you than you are of them but never pick up a loose rock without being aware there'll probably be one hiding underneath.

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